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Margaret Asleson

Margaret Earlene Asleson (Snowden)

Monday, November 27th, 1939 - Monday, January 6th, 2020
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Margaret Earlene Asleson, or “Inky” as she was affectionately known, passed away at the age of 80 in Independence, IA on January 6th, 2020 in the care of Cedar Valley Hospice, surrounded by family. Per her wishes, no services will be held.

Earlene was born on Nov. 27th, 1939, in Gin Ridge, Illinois, to parents Irene and James Snowden. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Asleson on May 28th, 1994 in Cedar Rapids. Earlene and Ken were over the road truck drivers, up until several years ago when she had to retire. Driving as a team, they made trips all over the United States and made many memories along the way. One of the most special places for her was Las Vegas, where they traveled to many times to enjoy themselves.
Earlene was a very generous and caring mother, always putting the needs of her children first. A loving wife, she always enjoyed spending time with Ken and their numerous dogs and cats they had over the years. When not with Ken, you would find her spending time with her beloved sister and best friend Patsy, with whom she spoke with every day.

She is survived by her husband Kenneth Asleson of Independence, sister Patsy (Brian) Christianson of Hazelton, son Mike (Lisa) Hand of Keystone, son Scott (Sossity) Hand of Cedar Rapids, daughter-in-law Jean (Brian) Krambeer of Rushford, MN, daughter-in-law Donna (Duane) Larkin of Lake City, MN, granddaughter Sarah (Zach) Walker of Springville, grandson Jaron Hand of Keystone, grandson Clayton DeBrower of Cedar Rapids, grandson Deklan Hand of Cedar Rapids, grandsons Ben and Charlie Krambeer of Rushford, MN, grandson Cameron Shaull, granddaughter Miranda Zerba, great granddaughters Grayce and Amelia Walker, and great grandson Colter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Max, brother Keith, brother Gene and brother Jack.

A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. The Reiff Family Center – Funeral Home Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Erica Coury

Posted at 07:15pm
Sarah, we are so sorry for the loss of your Grandma. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Erica & Robert
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